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Cultural Atlas of Russia and the Former Soviet Union, Revised Edition (Cultural Atlas of)
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This revised edition links geography, history, archaeology, anthropology and the arts in a survey of Russian civilization from prehistory to the present. The attractive format of text, maps, drawings, and color and b&w photographs (many of which have never before been published in the West) reveals Russia in all its uniqueness, paying special attention to such topics as the great age of Russian painting, peasant life before the Revolution, the art of propaganda, and religion in the Soviet Union. Also includes a chronology and a table of the rulers of Russia. Oversize: 9.75x12". Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (firstname.lastname@example.org)
A revised edition of this history of Russia and the former Soviet Union. The CULTURAL ATLAS series aims to evoke the spirit and vitality of the world's great civilisations, past and present, through photography, maps and supporting text.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-227) and index.
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